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Wis. town shaken after death of student, unrelated threat made to school
Minnesota man accused of selling drugs out of his trailer and workshop
Austin bombing suspect dies after detonating explosive in his vehicle, police say
Regions Hospital, mother reach settlement over stillborn child's remains
Minneapolis officer who fatally shot Justine Damond charged with 3rd-degree murder, manslaughter
NFL brother of Vikings' WR Jones arrested after scuffle, held on suspicion of felony vandalism
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Gopher hockey coach Don Lucia to step down
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Wild defenseman Ryan Murphy needs to show what he can do. Like, now.
Darrel Duane Krogseng
Brian B. Eide
Susan Jean Davis
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Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
Commentary: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Does character still count?
Hope for fighting deadly impatiens disease
An Irish "pi" for any day of the week
Steven Seagal accused of raping an 18-year-old - adding to decades of claims against the actor
Looking for artists to take on city hall: Granite Falls, Minn., looking to embed artist in city
Arts briefs, March 18
CBS tentatively sets March 25 for airing '60 Minutes' interview with Stormy Daniels
Publicist for Matt Damon squashes rumor saying he was moving to Australia because of Trump
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
St. Louis River muskies on the move
Commentary: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
Rainy Lake guide Billy Dougherty to be inducted into Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame
Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
Dennis & Joyce Sjoquist
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
MASTERING THE GARDEN: Gearing up for spring!
With a perfect son, it's hard not to be 'that parent'
Commentary: For Pelican Rapids, losing McDonald's a blow
Shout out to our teachers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Our real enemy is greed and hate
January 30, 2018
Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig students to perform during Super Bowl Week
Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig invited students from the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School Drum and Dance Troupe to perform at events leading...
January 30, 2018 - 5:15pm
January 29, 2018
Minnesota State's colleges and universities consider 'yes means yes' sex policy
ST. PAUL — Student leaders for Minnesota's largest higher-education system want to replace "No means no" with "Yes means yes" when it comes to obtaining consent for sex. Minnesota State's Board of Trustees is expected to vote in March on a change to its sexual misconduct policy,...
January 29, 2018 - 5:29pm
A new way to see: Technology allows BHS siblings to better see the world
BEMIDJI -- Aliena Jensen seemed to wobble a bit before rehearsal for prep orchestra, where she plays violin with a gaggle of other ninth-graders....
January 29, 2018 - 10:16am
January 28, 2018
Fired diversity officer for four Minnesota State colleges gets $75,000 settlement
The fired chief diversity officer for four nonmetro Minnesota colleges has won a $75,000 settlement after alleging his termination violated state human rights laws. Brian Xiong taught for seven years at Minnesota State University, Mankato, before joining Minnesota State Community...
January 28, 2018 - 5:35pm
JOHN EGGERS: Our kids' brains: What's going on?
We can better understand what our kids do and don't do when we can understand their brains. Now that I have a granddaughter, knowing about how...
January 28, 2018 - 5:26am
January 25, 2018
Students compete in the 33rd Bemidji Area Schools' Spelltacular
BEMIDJI—Autocorrect wasn't an option for a handful of students who competed Thursday during the 33rd annual Bemidji Area Schools' Spelltacular Spelling Bee. The competition was held at the Bemidji Middle School. The students, who represented grades 5-8, were selected to compete...
January 25, 2018 - 10:23pm
January 24, 2018
Geared up: New female-only auto shop class draws 75 students at BHS
BEMIDJI—A new class at Bemidji High School offers young women another way to learn basic car repair and maintenance. The high school now...
January 24, 2018 - 10:48pm
Minn. State system's declining enrollment hits budgets
ST PAUL—Most Minnesota State colleges and universities lost money in 2016-17 as overall enrollment fell for a sixth consecutive year. The state's low unemployment rate and a declining number of young adults have had the state's largest higher-education system in budget-cutting...
January 24, 2018 - 6:55pm
January 22, 2018
A fifth-grader thought she brought gummy candies to school, but they were laced with THC
A 9-year-old student in New Mexico gave fellow students gummies - only to realize later they were not ordinary candies. The candies had apparently...
January 22, 2018 - 7:38am
January 21, 2018
Oak Hills Christian College meets $250,000 matching grant
With community and alumni support, Oak Hills Christian College in Bemidji recently met a $250,000 matching grant opportunity toward its capital...
January 21, 2018 - 10:45am
Students in the News, January 21
Hamrin named to Baylor University honor rollWACO, Texas -- Sarah B. Hamrin of Bemidji was among the more than 4,240 students named to the Baylor University Dean’s Academic Honor Roll for the 2017 fall semester. Students honored on the Dean's List are undergraduates with a minimum...
January 21, 2018 - 6:30am
January 19, 2018
Winter Games: Students learn new games at BMS
Sixth-grader Audrey Neadeau tosses a snowsnake into a track of snow Friday at Bemidji Middle School. A physical education class, taught by Dan...
January 19, 2018 - 8:15pm
January 17, 2018
Superintendent search to begin next week for BAS
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Area Schools’ search for a new superintendent will formally begin next week. That’s when school district leaders and consultants intend to send out a letter to district “stakeholders” outlining the broad strokes of the search process. They’re also scheduled...
January 17, 2018 - 8:43pm
Multi-school ‘Spelltacular’ to be held Jan. 25
BEMIDJI -- The 33rd annual Bemidji Area Schools “Spelltacular” will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, in the cafeteria of the Bemidji Middle School. The program will include students in grades 5-8 from six elementary schools. The top four students will advance to the regional...
January 17, 2018 - 12:53pm
January 16, 2018
State senators tour Hagg-Sauer, where officials hope to replace aging building
BEMIDJI -- As Minnesota legislators ready to reconvene this February, Sen. Justin Eichorn, R-Grand Rapids, Sen. Paul Utke, R-Park Rapids, and...
January 16, 2018 - 9:28pm